Looking through Naismith’s Directory for Blantyre, I saw these local adverts from 1879. This was the time of a real construction boom. James Hazels, local gasfitter (and bellhanger!). Hazels, Mr. James – or Hazels is noted in the 1879 Naismith’s Directory as a plumber and gasfitter (and was known to be a bellhanger!), High Blantyre. […]
Here are several interesting Blantyre adverts that featured in Naismith’s Business Directory of 1879. James Hazels and Robert Stewart offer builderswork in High Blantyre including plumbing and slating. James B.H Struthers promotes his takeover of the Masonic Hall buildings in being a fine establishment for a party. Meantime Robert Davidson advertises his sawmills in Auchinraith […]
From a small Blantyre published 1937 cookery book. Gran Mary Danskin had kept this obviously to refer back to the recipes. These ads are all in Blantyre Glasgow or Stonefield Road. Allisons at number 281 the joiners, Youngs fruits, flowers and confections at 143, Whittle’s the butchers at 202 and of course Cafe de Royal […]
A quick couple of adverts from Blantyre from a more recent era. Anybody remember these? From 1982 Robertsons of Springwells and TOA Taxis. What about 1984 and Little Autos in Victoria Street?